SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 13, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OMNIQ Corp.(NASDAQ: OMQS) (“OMNIQ” or the “Company”), a provider of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and IoT – based solutions announces Q3 2023 revenue of $17.5M and Gross Profit of $4M.
- Q3 2023 Revenue of $17.5 Million a 35% decrease vs Q3 2022 impacted by temporary delay of several large orders mainly related to the supply chain line of products.
- 9 months 2023 Revenue of $65.8 Million a 15% decrease versus 9-month 2022
- Gross margin for the three months ended September 30, 2023, sequentially increased to 23% as compared to 19% in in Q2 2023 and 21% in Q1 2023. Driven by higher portion of Revenue with higher profitability margins.
- Gross margin for Q3 2023 improved to 23% as compared with 22% in Q3 2022.
- AI Machine Vision 9-month 2023 Revenue increased by 35% vs 9-month 2022 driven by strong customer demand across Homeland Security, Public Safety and Automation of Parking.
- Company continues the process of improving efficiencies initiated this year, resulting in approximately $2m decrease in Sales and G&A expenses for Q3 and $3.5M decrease for the 9 months ended September 30, 2023, as compared to the same periods of 2022.
- The Company continues to take additional measures to achieve profitability and positive cash flow.
Additional Q3 2023 and recent events:
- Received a purchase order from the Israel Train Company to deploy its AI-based Machine Vision system creating smarter and safer stations,
- Extended partnership with TripShot to provide AI based unique frictionless parking solution with a major technology company,
- Selected for an approximate $50 million project to modernize the supply chain for one of the largest US food and drug chains,
- AI based Machine Vision equipment selected to be deployed at the El Salvador International Airport,
- Announced a technological breakthrough winning MOD performance competition for in-car Face Detection to its Machine Vision AI solution. The feature is being requested by major security authorities and attracted immediate interest,
- Awarded multiyear IoT equipment supply contract for Israel’s largest and newest logistics center,
- Announces termination of definitive agreement to acquire Tadiran Telecom,
- Announces closing of public offering raising approximately $3 million strengthening its financial profile.
“In the Q3, our Supply Chain product sales were impacted mainly by a delay in receiving large purchase orders tied to awarded projects, now expected to ship significant amounts during Q4.” CEO Shai Lustgarten stated, “As we progress through Q4, we anticipate positive effects on future profitability from our ongoing cost-cutting initiatives.
Over the nine-month period, we achieved consistent growth in our Patented AI-Based technology for public safety, border control, and parking automation. Sales in our Dangot division, providing IoT solutions for hospitals, restaurants, logistic centers, and retailers, continued to grow. Demonstrating financial responsibility, SG&A expenses decreased by $2 million in Q3 and by $3.5 million in the nine months ending September 30, 2023, aligning with our goal of achieving positive EBITDA”
Lustgarten concluded, ‘We’re taking decisive actions to position for profitable growth as Supply Chain sales recover, and we’re enhancing customer relationships through our innovative AI and IoT solutions.”’
Third Quarter 2023 Financial Results
OMNIQ reported revenue of $17.5 million for the quarter ended September30, 2023, a decrease of 35% from $27 million in the third quarter of 2022. Our Gross Margin in the 3rd quarter was 23% compared to a Gross Margin of 22% in the same period in 2022. Total operating expenses for the quarter were $6.6 million, a decrease of 23% from $8.6 M in the third quarter of 2022.
Net loss for the quarter was $4.3 million, or a loss of $.55 per basic share, compared with a loss of $3.8 million, or a loss of $.52 per basic share, for the third quarter of last year.
Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the third quarter of 2023 amounted to a loss of $1.5 million compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $516 thousand in the third quarter of 2022.
Cash balance at September 30, 2022 was $408 thousand compared with $1.3 million at December 31, 2022.
Nine Months ending September 30, 2023, Financial Results
OMNIQ reported revenue of $65.7 million for the nine months ended September 30, 2023, a decrease of 15% from $77.5 million in the first nine months of 2022. Our Gross Margin for the first nine months of 2023 was 21%, compared to a Gross Margin of 23% for the same period in 2022. Total operating expenses for the nine months ended September 30, 2023 were $20.8 million, compared with $24.2 million in the same period of 2022 a decrease of 14%.
Net loss for the nine months ended September 30, 2023 was $11.7 million, or a loss of $1.50 per basic share, compared with a loss of $9.6 million, or a loss of $1.29 per basic share, for the first nine months of last year.
Adjusted EBITDA (adjusted Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization) for the nine months ended September 30, 2023 amounted to a loss of $3.8 million compared with an adjusted EBITDA loss of $1.5 million in the same period of 2022.
Earnings Call Details
To participate in this event, dial approximately 5 to 10 minutes before the beginning of the call.
Event Date: November 14th – 8:30 AM Eastern Time
Toll Free: 877-545-0523
Participant Access Code: 697773
Event Link: Webcast URL: https://www.webcaster4.com/Webcast/Page/2310/49470
Toll Free: 877-481-4010
Replay Passcode: 49470
Replay will be available on the company website at www.omniq.com under the investor tab.
About omniQ Corp.
omniQ Corp. (Nasdaq: OMQS) provides computerized and machine vision image processing solutions that use patented and proprietary AI technology to deliver data collection, real-time surveillance and monitoring for supply chain management, homeland security, public safety, traffic & parking management, and access control applications. The technology and services provided by the Company help clients move people, assets, and data safely and securely through airports, warehouses, schools, national borders, and many other applications and environments.
omniQ’s customers include government agencies and leading Fortune 500 companies from several sectors, including manufacturing, retail, distribution, food and beverage, transportation and logistics, healthcare, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Since 2014, annual revenues have grown to more than $50 million from clients in the USA and abroad.
The Company currently addresses several billion-dollar markets, including the Global Safe City market, forecast to grow to $67.1 billion by 2028, and the Ticketless Safe Parking market, forecast to grow to $33.5 billion by 2023 and the fast casual restaurant sector expected to reach $209 billion by 2027.
For more information, visitwww.omniq.com.
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CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
|(In thousands, except share and per share data)||September 30,|
|Cash and cash equivalents||$||408||$||1,311|
|Accounts receivable, net||18,472||23,893|
|Other current assets||33||473|
|Total current assets||25,744||35,671|
|Property and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation of $1,084 and $1,030 respectively||1,263||1,086|
|Trade name, net of accumulated amortization of $4,768 and $4,458, respectively||1,364||1,826|
|Customer relationships, net of accumulated amortization of $11,161 and $10,762, respectively||3,898||4,967|
|Other intangibles, net of accumulated amortization of $1,569 and $1,541, respectively||532||675|
|Right of use lease asset||2,490||2,300|
|LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY|
|Accounts payable and accrued liabilities||$||53,406||$||54,736|
|Line of credit||2,660||1,971|
|Accrued payroll and sales tax||1,653||2,633|
|Notes payable, related parties – current portion||–||293|
|Notes payable – current portion||8,828||11,572|
|Lease liability – current portion||1,007||942|
|Other current liabilities||1,390||1,394|
|Total current liabilities||68,944||73,541|
|Long term liabilities|
|Notes payable, related party, less current portion||–||–|
|Accrued interest and accrued liabilities, related party||73||72|
|Notes payable, less current portion||1,427||55|
|Other long term liabilities||282||265|
|Stockholders’ equity (deficit)|
|Series A Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 2,000,000 shares designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding||–||–|
|Series B Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 1 share designated, 0 shares issued and outstanding||–||–|
|Series C Preferred stock; $0.001 par value; 3,000,000 shares designated, 502,000 shares issued and 544,500 outstanding, respectively||1||1|
|Common stock; $0.001 par value; 15,000,000 shares authorized; 7,893,067 and 7,714,780 shares issued and outstanding, respectively.||8||8|
|Additional paid-in capital||75,523||73,714|
|Cumulative Translation Adjustment||1,438||211|
|Total OmniQ stockholders’ equity (deficit)||(19,192||)||(10,526||)|
|Total liabilities and equity (deficit)||$||53,053||$||64,811|
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS AND COMPREHENSIVE LOSS
|For the three months ending||For the Nine months ended|
|September 30,||September 30,|
|(In thousands, except share and per share data)||2023||2022||2023||2022|
|Cost of goods sold|
|Cost of goods sold||13,471||21,032||52,131||59,449|
|Research & Development||482||445||1,464||1,436|
|Selling, general and administrative||5,585||7,624||17,667||21,173|
|Total operating expenses||6,631||8,634||20,756||24,176|
|Loss from operations||(2,622||)||(2,658||)||(7,139||)||(6,086||)|
|Other income (expenses):|
|Other (expenses) income||(1,000||)||(217||)||(2,473||)||(870||)|
|Total other expenses||(1,898||)||(1,097||)||(5,048||)||(3,439||)|
|Net Loss Before Income Taxes||(4,520||)||(3,755||)||(12,187||)||(9,525||)|
|Provision for Income Taxes|
|Total Provision for Income Taxes||215||(55||)||509||(41||)|
|Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest||–||–||–||67|
|Net Loss attributable to OmniQ Corp||$||(4,305||)||$||(3,810||)||$||(11,678||)||$||(9,633||)|
|Foreign currency translation adjustment||260||241||1,227||260|
|Reconciliation of net loss to net loss attributable to common shareholders|
|Less: Dividends attributable to non-common stockholders’ of OmniQ Corp||(8||)||(149||)||(24||)||(197||)|
|Net income attributable to noncontrolling interest||–||–||–||–|
|Net loss attributable to common stockholders’ of OmniQ Corp||(4,313||)||(3,959||)||(11,702||)||(9,763||)|
|Net (loss) per share – basic attributable to common stockerholders’ of OmniQ Corp||$||(0.55||)||$||(0.52||)||$||(1.50||)||$||(1.29||)|
|Weighted average number of common shares outstanding – basic||7,891,444||7,578,351||7,788,262||7,545,190|
RECONCILIATION OF GAAP MEASURES TO NON-GAAP MEASURES
|Nine Months ended|
|(In thousands)||September 30,|
|Adjusted EBITDA Calculation||2023||2022|
|Depreciation & amortization||1,625||1,567|
|Nonrecurring loss events||2,596||1,293|
|Total revenues, net||65,748||77,539|
|Adjusted EBITDA as a % of total revenues, net||(6||%)||(2||%)|
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